The Lush Prize 2016

Now in its fifth year, the Lush Prize has awarded over £1 million in prizes, aiming to bring forward the day when safety testing takes place without the use of animals.

Nominations for the 2016 Prize are now closed. Judging takes place in September and the winners will be announced at a prize ceremony in November.

Laura_BrayWe award prizes in five main categories:
Public Awareness
Young Researcher
In 2015 we awarded the first ever Black Box Prize award of £250,000 for a breakthrough toward mapping the first ever ‘human toxicity pathway’.

For 2016 we are increasing the Young Researcher prize fund to £150,000, awarding 15 winners in Asia, the Americas and the Rest of the World.

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2015 Winners

With our first ever Black Box award for winners involved in mapping the first ever ‘human toxicity pathway’.

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About the Prizes

Learn about the different prizes on offer, the rules on eligibility, nomination criteria, and how the judging works.

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Prize Conference 2015

The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Adverse Outcome Pathways’, featuring Prize winners and leading speakers from around the world.

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Why we need a Prize

Over the past twenty years huge changes have happened in relation to animal testing, but it is taking too long for testing to stop completely.

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